Suresh Pachouri

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Suresh Pachouri
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Minister of State, Ministry of Defence
In office
1995–1996
Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao
Minister of State, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
In office
24 May 2004 – 6 April 2008
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Harin Pathak
Succeeded by V. Narayanasamy
Minister of State, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
24 May 2004 – 6 April 2008
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by O. Rajagopal
Succeeded by V. Narayanasamy
President, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee
In office
17 February 2008 – 5 April 2011
Preceded by Arun Yadav
Succeeded by Kantilal Bhuria
Personal details
Born (1952-07-01) 1 July 1952 (age 64)
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Dr. Suparna S. Pachouri (1994-present)
Residence Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Alma mater Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
Religion Hindu

Suresh Pachouri (Hindi: सुरेश पचौरी; born 1 July 1952) is an Indian Politician from the state of Madhya Pradesh. He is a member of the Indian National Congress.

Political career[edit]

Suresh Pachouri entered Politics as an Indian Youth Congress worker in 1972. He was the General Secretary of the Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress (I) from 1981-83. He then became the President of the Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress from 1984-85.He was General Secretary of the Indian Youth Congress from 1985-88. He was first elected to the Rajya Sabha in April 1984.and was re-elected in 1990,1996 & 2002. He was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence from 1995-96. He was the Chairman of the Congress Seva Dal. He was a Member of the Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Defence and was also nominated to the Panel of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha in 2000. He served as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs from 24 May 2004 - 6 April 2008.[1] He was the President of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee from 14 February 2008 - 5 April 2011. He is currently the Convener of the Research and Coordination Department of the All India Congress Committee.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Members Page. <http://164.100.47.5/newmembers/Website/Main.aspx>
  2. ^ Our Organisation, Indian National Congress, 01 May 2015. <http://inc.in/organization/6/AICC-Departments-and-Cells>